This multi activity Jordan holiday connects popular and beautiful places and attractions with fun outdoor activities such as cycling, hiking, diving & glamping.
Jordan offers various attractions, landscapes and is a great destination for outdoor lovers. You make this experience on this tour. After strolling in the Greco-Roman ruins of Umm Qais discover the hilly landscape on a bike.
Bob like a cork on the salty waters of the Dead Sea, and follow the water stream inside the Mujib Trail to a waterfall and natural pools to take a refreshing swim. Explore Jordan’s largest nature reserve Dana and certainly you will not miss the amazing rock city Petra.
Pamper yourself with some luxury by glamping in Wadi Rum desert and discover the colourful marine life when scuba diving in Aqaba. The perfect end to a Multi activity Jordan holiday!
Corresponding with the seasonal opening hours of the Siq Trail in Mujib, the tour is available from April to end of October only. Stay 2 nights at the Dead Sea, 1 night in Dana Reserve, 1 night in Petra, 1 night in Wadi Rum desert, 2 nights in Aqaba and 1 night in Amman.
Plan for multi activity Jordan holiday
Day 1: Amman Airport – Dead Sea Hotel
Welcome to Jordan! Our representative meets you with a signage in front of the immigration Amman Airport. Get to know your friendly, English speaking chauffeur. One hour transfer to your hotel at the Dead Sea. Overnight at 4* Holiday Inn or similar.
Day 2: Dead Sea Hotel – Umm Quais – Bike Tour 3 hours – Dead Sea Hotel
Morning time we drive two hours to Gadara, known as Umm Qais. The town belonged to the famous Decapolis, a union of 10 cities, founded by Alexander the Great. Several poets and philosophers lived here, and this is the place where the Biblical miracle of the Gadarene swine took place. In Umm Quais you see ruins of theatres and a colonnaded streets and have an overwhelming view over the north Jordan Valley, the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee. Then meet your guide to discover on a bike tour the hills of Umm Quais while you cycle through the village, the farmlands, the Golan Heights, and the Jordan Valley. The intermediate route combines flat farmlands and light climbs. The route takes 3-4 hours. Return transfer to your Dead Sea hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Box
Day 3: Dead Sea Free Morning – Mujib Siq Water Trail Self-Guided – Dana Hotel
Free morning at the shores of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. The salty water of the lake lets you float, not swim. The mud on the shores is supposed to have healing properties for the skin. After leisure time at the beach, check-out from hotel. Short drive along the Dead Sea road to the Wadi Mujib Reserve entrance. Start your Siq Trail adventure and follow a water stream deeper inside the canyon, the sandstone cliffs towering above you. Depending on your fitness level scramble with the help of ropes boulder rocks to a waterfall. If the water level allows swim in a pool. After the visit of 2-3 hours have clothes and shoes and ready to change. Proceed to the village of Dana, inhabited since more than 400 years by Bedouins. Overnight Dana Guest House or similar.
Day 4 of multi activity Jordan holiday: Dana 3 hours hike – Little Petra – Petra Hotel
Meet your local Bedouin guide in Dana Village, who will take you into the reserve to enjoy views of this great landscape and learn some interesting facts. Dana is Jordan's largest reserve, with a diverse flora and fauna, consisting of mountains and wadis. You will see along the trail the beauty and various landscapes of the area. A packed lunch is provided. Continue 1.5 hours to Little Petra, which gives you a glimpse what to expect the next day in Petra. You enter the site through a narrow canyon which opens up to carved buildings, tombs and water channels. 15 minutes ride to your hotel in Petra. Overnight at 3* Tetra Tree Hotel or similar.
Meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch
Day 5: Petra Visit – Wadi Rum Camp
Today visit the highlight of Jordan, the red rose city Petra! You are able to start as early as 06:00, but early birds, don’t forget to ask the hotel for a breakfast box the day before. Meet your local guide and pass the narrow canyon, the so called Siq, with its colourful sandstone. At the end you will be rewarded with a view of the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Continue via the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. After around 2 hours the guide says farewell to you at the restaurant area. You have free time to explore Petra on your own. The young at heart for instance have the chance to climb the 800 stairs to the 45 meters high Monastery El Deir. Return to the main gate. Hit the road for 1.5 hours to Wadi Rum. Dinner and spend the night glamping in a luxurious tent with the chance to observe the starry night sky from the comfort of your dome-style tent. Overnight at a Martian Tent at Sun City Camp or similar.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6: Wadi Rum 3 hours jeep ride – Aqaba Hotel
The rugged scenery, the changing colours of sands and mountains, the serene atmosphere will make you understand why Wadi Rum is one of the most impressing desert landscapes in the world. By 4x4 Jeep tour you discover canyons, sand dunes and Nabatean rock inscriptions and a natural rock bridge.
In the morning you will be driven around one hour to Aqaba, Jordan’s gateway to the Red Sea.
Overnight at 5* Intercontinental or similar.
Day 7: Aqaba Scuba Diving – Aqaba Hotel
Meet your instructor and board the boat to join other divers. The Gulf of Aqaba offers beautiful diving sites with 500 different fish species and 158 living coral species. Discover the well preserved reefs home to parrotfish, angelfish, butterfly fish, moray eels, lionfish and sea anemones, the clownfish and turtles. There are around 30 diving sites, suitable for all levels, and the turquoise waters are clear to experience the wonderful underwater world. Beside the colourful hard and soft corals, depending on season you see various marine life. In February you might come across Mantas, in June whale sharks. On the sea-bed you spot a tank or a ship wreck. Lunch is served on board. Overnight in Aqaba.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8: Aqaba Hotel – Amman Hotel
Free morning in Aqaba. Just relax at the beach, visit the Mamluk Fort and the archaeological dig Ayla, or stroll along the beach promenade and the local markets. Book a food experience with Aqabawi or just try the local Sayadieh dish at one of the fish restaurants. To a pre-arranged time your chauffeur picks you from the hotel lobby and takes you 4 hours back to the hotel in Amman. Overnight at 3* Toledo Hotel or similar.
Day 9: Amman Hotel – Amman Airport
Latest check out from hotel room is 12:00 noon. Transfer to Amman Airport for your departure and the end of this multi activity Jordan holiday.
• Rates are not valid during Easter (02 to 04 April 2021), Eid Al Fitr (12 to 16 May 2021), Eid Al Adha (19 to 24 July 2021).
• The Mujib Siq Trail is open from 01 April to 31 October only and will be closed during rain.
• Minimum age for the tour is 18 years.